While there are still two-and-a-half months left in the 2013 regular season, it is not too early to look ahead to what the Boston Red Sox‘s starting nine will look like on Opening Day next season.

There will be some new faces, but many of the options the Red Sox have are already signed to long-term deals or are young, athletic players who could make a huge difference in the playoff race.

Let’s see who is in the starting lineup come Opening Day for 2014.


All stats via ESPN.com and Baseball Reference as of Aug. 19.

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